Vasyl Lomachenko won his second world title in just his seventh pro fight on Saturday night's HBO Boxing After Dark show, flattening Roman "Rocky" Martinez with a left hand and a tremendous right hook follow-up in the fifth round, scoring another Knockout of the Year contender in a 2016 that has kinda been filled with these moments.
Lomachenko (6-1, 4 KO) has not been known as a power puncher as a pro, but he simply lit up Martinz (29-3-3, 17 KO) with this shot, absolutely turning his lights out. It was really a sensational finish.
Here's the video:
The second-best part, behind the KO itself, might be Roy Jones Jr on commentary.
Lampley: "Well that was pretty explosive."
Lampley: "What a right hook."
Lampley: "What a sensational right hook!"
Lampley: "And it doesn't look like Rocky Martinez is gonna get up from that."